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Transfusion Medicine Links

Didactic and Tutorials
Blood banking education (U Alberta)
Case Studies in Transfusion Medicine (SUNY UMU Syracuse)
Case Studies (New York Blood Center)
Hematology Image Bank (ASH)
Hematology Teaching Cases (ASH)
Hemotherapy Case Studies (SUNY UMU Syracuse)
Human Blood
Transfusion Medicine Tutorial (Webpath)
Transfusion therapy online education (Baxter)

History
The History of Blood Transfusion Medicine
The History of Blood Banking
Red Gold: The epic story of blood

Information and Resources
The Blood Bank Guy
Facts about blood and blood banking (AABB)
General educational resources (New York Blood Center)
Pat's transfusion medicine sites (U Alberta) (EDITOR'S CHOICE)

Infectious Diseases
Exposure to Blood or Body Fluids (U Calgary)
Hepatitis A to E (CDC)
HIV, HTLV and Hepatitis Test Kits

Patient Safety
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM - Membership Required)
Guide to Inspection of Blood Banks (FDA)
National Patient Safety Foundation
Needlestick! Occupational exposure to blood and body fluids (UCLA)
Progress in blood supply safety (Federal Consumer Information Center)
Transfusion Complications (Pat Letendere)

Practice Parameters & Calculators
Blood Guidances (US FDA)
Circular of Information for the Use of Cellular Therapy Products (October 2005 -- downloads pdf file)
Corrected Count Increment Calculator (Platelet Transfusions)
Factor VIII Replacement Calculator (NCEMI)
Factor IX Replacement Calculator (NCEMI)
Practice Parameter for the Recognition, Management, and Prevention of Adverse Consequences of Blood Transfusion by K Sazama, et al. (This link downloads a file via FTP)
Practice Parameter for the Use of Red Blood Cell Transfusions by TL Simon, et al. (This link downloads a file via FTP)
Transfusion Quality Management Program

Special Topics
Blood and bone marrow transplantation
Blood substitutes, past, present and future
Canadian Animal Blood Bank
Database of MHC binding peptides
Q & A about cord blood donation

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Transfusion Medicine Organizations
American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
American Association of Immunologists (AAI)
American Red Cross
American Society for Apheresis (ASFA)
American Society of Hematology (ASH)
American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI)
America's Blood Centers
Armed Services Blood Program
Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists (AMLI)
Australian & New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion (ANZSBT)
Bone Marrow Donors Worldwide
British Blood Transfusion Society (BBTS)
British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI)
California Blood Bank Society
Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine
Community Blood Centers of South Florida
Community Blood Center Online (Kansas City)
Cord Blood Registry
Danish Society of Hematology
Florida Blood Services
Florida's Blood Centers
Florida Georgia Blood Alliance
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Foundation for the Accreditation of Hematopoietic Cell Therapy
Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand
Hoxworth Blood Center
Institute for transfusion medicine (Pittsburgh)
International Council for Commonality in Blood Banking Automation (ICCBBA)
International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT)
International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT)
International Society for Experimental Hematology (ISEH)
International Society of Laboratory Hematology (ISLH)
International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH)
London Health Science Centre
National Anemia Action Council
National Marrow Donor Program
National Technical Information Service (Dept. of Commerce)
Network for Advancement of Transfusion Alternatives
New York Blood Center
Puget Sound Blood Center
Società Italiana di Medicina Trasfusionale e Immunoematologia (Italian)
Society for the Advancement of Blood Management
The Transplantation Society
UK National Blood Services
United Blood Services
World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH)
World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA)

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Transfusion Medicine Journals
ASH News Daily
Blood
Blood Purification
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Current Issues in Transfusion Medicine
Current Opinion in Hematology
FDA News
The Hematologist (ASH)
Hematology (ASH)
Hematology e-digest (Johns Hopkins U)
Hemofiltr@ion
Human Immunology
Immunohematology
Journal of Clinical Apheresis
Journal of Immunology
Pathophysiology of Haemostasis and Thrombosis
SABM E-zine
Stem Cells
Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis
Transfusion
Transfusion Medicine
Transfusion and Apheresis Science
Transplantation
Vox Sanguinis

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Transfusion Medicine Books

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Hemapheresis
Apheresis: Principles and Practice by BC McLeod, TH Price, RA Weinstein (2003)
Therapeutic Hemapheresis in the 1990s (Current Studies in Hematology and Blood Transfusion; Vol 57) by UE Nydegger (1990)
Therapeutic Hemapheresis Vol 2 by JL MacPherson, DO Kasprisin (1985)

Immunohematology
Textbook of Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine by SV Rudmann (2005)
Basic and Applied Concepts of Immunohematology by KD Blaney, PR Howard (1999)
Modern Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices by DM Harmening (1999)
Essentials of immunohematology by JC Flynn (1998)
Immunohematology: Principles and Practice by ED Quinley (1998)
Immunobiology of Transfusion Medicine by G Garratty (1994)
Problem Solving in Immunohematology by IA Shulman, L Calhoun (1992)
Clinical and Basic Science Aspects of Immunohematology by ST Nance (1991)

Hematopoietic Stem Cells
Cord Blood: Establishing a National Hematopoietic Stem Cell Bank Program by EA Meyer, KE Hanna, KM Gebbie (2005)
Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation by KG Blume, SJ Forman, FR Appelbaum, ED Thomas (2004)
Clinical Bone Marrow and Blood Stem Cell Transplantation by K Atkinson (2003)
Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells: Processing, Standards, and Practice by ME Brecher (1995)
Marrow Transplantation: Practical and Technical Aspects of Stem Cell Reconstitution by RA Sacher, JP Aubuchon (1992)

Miscellaneous Topics
Neonatology and Blood Transfusion by CT Smit Sibinga (2006)
Cytokines in Transfusion Medicine: A Primer by Davenport and Snyder (2002)
Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce by D Starr (1998)
Clinical Application of Leukocyte Depletion: Proceedings of the 3rd Hokkaido Symposium on Transfusion Medicine (1993)
Case Studies in Transfusion Medicine by Hoffstadter and Dechristopher (1992)
Controversies in Transfusion Medicine: Immune Complications and Cytomegalovirus Transmission by SR Kurtz (1990)
Legal Issues in Transfusion Medicine by GM Clark (1986)

Quality and Safety
Good Manufacturing Practice in Transfusion Medicine: Proceedings of the 18th Int'l Symposium on Blood Transfusion (1994)
Managing Hazards in the Transfusion Service by HB Anstall, RC Blaylock, CM Craven (1993)
Quality Assurance in Transfusion Medicine: Conceptual, Serological, and Microbiological Aspects Vol 1 by Rock, et al (1992)
Quality Assurance in Transfusion Medicine: Methodological Advances and Clinical Aspects Vol 2 by Rock, et al (1992)
Implementing Quality Assurance (Practical Laboratory Management Series) by P Bozzo (1991)
Improving Transfusion Practice: The Role of Quality Assurance by SR Kurtz, SH Summers, MS Kruskall (1989)
The Quality Audit: A Management Evaluation Tool by CA Mills (1988)

Transfusion Practices
Blood Transfusion In Clinical Medicine by PL Mollison (2006)
Perioperative Transfusion Medicine by BD Spiess, RK Spence, and A Shander (2005)
Practical Transfusion Medicine by MF Murphy, DH Pamphilon (2005)
Textbook Of Blood Banking And Transfusion Medicine by SV Rudmann (2005)
Handbook of Pediatric Transfusion Medicine by R Strauss, N Luban (2004)
Transfusion Medicine by J McCullough (2004)
Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine: Basic Principles & Practice by CD Hillyer, LE Silberstein, PM Ness, KC Anderson, KS Roush (2003)
Alloimmune Disorders of Pregnancy: Anemia, Thrombocytopenia and Neutropenia in the Fetus and Newborn by AG Hadley, P Soothill P (2002)
Blood Transfusion Therapy: A Physician's Handbook by D Triulzi, AABB (2002)
Blood Components and Pharmacologic Agents in the Treatment of Congenital and Aquired Bleeding Disorders by BM Alving (2000)
Scientific Basis of Transfusion Medicine: Implications for Clinical Practice by KC Anderson, PM Ness (2000)
Volume Therapy by J Treib (2000)
Clinical Transfusion Medicine by J Sweeney, Y Rizk (1999)
Transfusion Science by J Overfield, MM Dawson, D Hamer (1999)
ABC of Transfusion by M Contreas (1998)
Alternative Approaches to Human Blood Resources in Clinical Practice by C Smit Sibinga (1998)
Transfusion Medicine: Clinical Principles and Practice by PD Mintz (1998)
Transfusion Medicine by J McCullough (1997)
Clinical Practice of Transfusion Medicine by LD Petz, S Kleinman and SN Swisher (1996)
Practical Aspects of the Transfusion Service by HB Anstall, RC Blaylock (1996)
Perinatal Transfusion Medicine by MS Kennedy, SM Wilson, and JG Kelton (1990)

Transfusion-Transmitted Infections
Transfusion-Transmitted Infections by DM Smith, RY Dodd (1991)
Blood, Blood Products, and AIDS (Johns Hopkins Series in Contemporary Medicine and Public Health) by R Madhok (1988)

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